Apr 15, 2013 7:00pm PDT
resulted in citations nor fines. >>> today is tax day and uncle sam expects to hear from you by midnight. either turn in those tax forms or file an extension. a sign of the changing times here, five bay area post offices scheduled extended hours for tonight. see more than 80% of taxpayers now file online, but still post office workers say they usually see a last-minute flurry of activity right before that midnight deadline. >> it's guaranteed we'll be crazy like it was the last several years since i've been doing this job and people will be rushing in at the last minute right before midnight handing in their tax returns. >> in san francisco the main post office there on evans street are scheduled to stay open till midnight. down in san jose the post office is open till 10:00 and the oakland post office on 7th street is open till 10:00, as well. up in petaluma the post office is scheduled to have curb side service until 8:00. >>> the parents of 15-year-old audrie pott held an emotional news conference today. they say they plan to file a civil suit against the families of the three 16-year
Apr 16, 2013 4:00pm PDT
the irs is zeroing in on the bay area for tax cheats coming up at 5:00. >>> here is a look at the prime time line up. 8:00, it's splash followed by dancing with the stars results show. body of proof, and join us for abc 7 news at 11:00. >> two rid tag homes the last thing they needed was more water inside. >> that is what they got. the city turned the water back on. abc 7 news has the story you'll see only on abc 7 news. >> neighbors here have been happy but we did get a look at the e mail from the yorn of one of the homes who is upset because he feels water was flowing inside of his vacant home for three days. the city disputes that. the restoration company was back today, cleaning up water damage in one red tagged home. not damage from bag on february 27th whj a 16 inch water main broke, this damage was new. from the week before last when city crews turned water back on to two red tagged homes. this is something that never should have happened. >> if we've been asked to turn it off we lock it. we did not do that. an emergency contractor turned off water soit wasn't error on our part.
Apr 16, 2013 7:00am PDT
for cars. the cost of owning your car? neither the to thousand dollars a year higher taxes aside living is expensive. start looking at your federal and state income tax. look at your mouth the car bill look at your monthly maintenance bill. the most is the expensive part were made in it as insurance spirit the united states is short-term basis. 60¢ a mile, $9,100 a year you have to save for retirement before you do anything else because your money goes fast. this is just an example of it. a lot of people would not think it cost almost $10,000 are critical. >> you're asking a student would cost gold to collapse. amateurs. >> a big nuggets of gold someone is putting on your desk. that is not collapsing was collapsing is et at exchange rate. the mutual funds tied to gold. a lot of images are in them margent up. there is margin cost. 14 percent drop in two days i've never seen anything like that. gold has been crushed. i expected to go a bit lower. this gold probably more attractive than exchange traded mutual funds. >> thank you robyn. if you have a question posted on his face book and pa
Apr 16, 2013 7:00am PDT
happened in waco. one more quick note about the timing. yesterday was tax day for everyone in this country but here in boston it was patriots day which commemorates the battles of lexington and concord, the start of the u.s. revolutionary war. big day not only for the country but boston. >> what was supposed to be a celebration turned out differently. let's go back to new york and savannah. >> matt on monday evening president obama spoke about this tragedy offering his thoughts and prayers to the city and vowing justice to those involved. i happened to sit down with him shortly before these explosions and we talked about a number of things in the headlines. we began with the gun legislation before congress that many say is now hanging by a thread. >> i think we've got a good chance of seeing it pass if members of congress are listening to the american people so let's just take the example of background checks. 90% of americans think that we should make it tougher for criminals or people with serious mental illnesses to obtain a gun, and so the notion that congress would defy the overwhelmi
Apr 16, 2013 4:00am PDT
the latest with the tax out of boston. if three people, including a 8 year-old child, have died. nearly 150 have been injured. a press conference is happening in about 30 minutes from now, which will carry that live for you. >> back here in the bay area, law-enforcement officials are stepping up patrols. if you can expect to see added patrols on bart this morning. >> one bay area resident was injured at the bombing in boston. he is a 12 year-old from martinez. kron4 will tran is a live from the boy's school with an update this morning. >> we will be right back.